Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
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Course Code: FNQ79
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Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life. In this professional one-day training course learn how as a massage therapist you can support a woman through the variety of transitions she experiences. Safety in giving the treatment, along with appropriate adaptations, suitable an review of anatomy and physiology are all covered in the session.
What will we cover?
The anatomy, physiological and emotional changes that occur during pregnancy
Palpatory skills and the particular considerations for the therapist in the abdominal area.
A one-hour routine for the client including the abdomen
Supporting the client in a safe comfortable space.
Contraindications, specific considerations for the pregnancy.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Perform a deeply restorative routine on the pregnant client, safely, with due consideration
Demonstrate safe and effective sequence of therapeutic techniques and stretches in prone, supine and side position
Review anatomy & physiology of the body
Identify the natural physiological changes of pregnancy and contraindications
Demonstrate improved client care when working with pregnant clients.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
For existing qualified therapists Level 3.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Discussion, demonstration, practice, feedback and questions.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please bring massage oil for your own use. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and suitable shoes.
Towels are provided by the College.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Any of our CPD or bodywork related courses, Deep Tissue Massage, Advanced Massage using sports massage techniques, or Lymphatic Drainage massage. Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Or chose from a wide range of modalities offered on our website.
Farrah has been working in the field of wellbeing since 2012 as a qualified complementary therapist, specialising in the treatment of clients with life limiting conditions at St Barts and Guy’s hospitals. She is also the Lead Therapist at St Joseph's Hospice. Farrah is passionate about promoting the accessibility of services that combine high professional standards and compassion, to the public. She currently teaches massage, reflexology and pregnancy massage at City Lit, and her heart lies in sharing with her students the joy of self-discovery through wellbeing. Farrah maintains a private practice in East London and is the creator of HypnoBody TM.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.